Are RTIC sold in stores?
RTIC coolers are not available at Academy or Home Depot or any other stores . RTIC has made it clear in their FAQ page, that they are a “Direct to Retailer” brand and do not believe in selling products via big box retailers. It makes sense for a brand like RTIC who carries a tagline of “Overbuilt, not Overpriced”. via
Do Yeti lids fit RTIC bottles?
Yes, the Yeti lids will fit other tumblers. If you have another tumbler of the same size and shape, like the Rtic or Ozark Trail 30oz tumbler, the Yeti large Magslider lid will fit. This is a great way to take advantage of Yeti's best features without having to buy the expensive mug. via
Is RTIC going out of business?
RTIC will continue to operate as normal selling all the RTIC brand of products as provided on the www.RTICcoolers.com website keeping true to its promise to deliver “Over Built – Not Over Priced” products to all its RTIC fans & customers. via
Is RTIC really as good as YETI?
Yes, RTIC beats YETI pretty much across the board when it comes to cost — and most people are going to be perfectly happy with the way the lower-priced gear performs — but if you're going to put things through their paces and potentially subject them to high levels of punishment, you may be better off paying a slightly via
Is RTIC Made in USA?
No, zero RTIC coolers are made in the USA. They have a few fulfillment centers in the U.S., but pretty much all of their coolers are made in China, which they are not shy about – they say it front and center on their FAQ page. via
Are the owners of Yeti and RTIC brothers?
The owners of Yeti and RTIC are not brothers related to each other, nor are they related in any way. The confusion comes because Yeti was started by two brothers Ryan and Roy Seiders in 2006 in Austin, Texas and RTIC was also started by two different brothers John and Jim Jacobsen in 2015 in Cypress, Texas. via
Do Yeti lids fit Hydro Flask?
With countless different models, users can outfit their Hydroflask with a larger cap or even a sippy-cup style cap. The Yeti lid surpasses Hydroflask when it comes to cap width as well. Still, the wide mouth bottle version of the hydro flask is worth checking out here. via
Why does my Yeti lid leak?
The reason the Yeti Rambler cup lid leaks even when the MagSlider is closed is because the magslider does NOT have a rubber gasket. It is this lack of rubber seal that means there is actually a gap between the magslider and the lid. Water can force its way through this gap and leak out of your Yeti tumbler. via
Is RTIC a good brand?
Based on several online reviews, many RTIC owners rate the brand's quality as very comparable to YETI, potentially making RTIC a great option if you're on a budget. If you're looking for a cheaper option, RTIC may be the way to go. via
Where is RTIC shipped from?
RTIC is a US owned company and is based out of Cypress, Texas. THey import their products from China and then ship them all over the USA through their distribution centers. They now have 5 different fulfillment warehouses in the US that they distribute products from: Fresno, California. via
Why is Yeti so expensive?
Brand is the #1 reason Yeti coolers are so expensive. They cost so much because people are willing to pay more for a Yeti because the brand is desirable. Yeti is undeniably THE brand when it comes to expensive roto-moulded coolers. When it comes to the high-end cooler market Yeti is still in that position. via
What's the difference between RTIC and YETI?
Again, the only real difference between the RTIC and the Yeti is that the RTIC SoftPak 30 can hold more cans (24 vs 30) but ice quantity remains the same at 30 pounds. Similar build quality and materials also result in ice life of around 3 ½ to 4 days. via
Are RTIC coolers made in China?
Like other major competitors, RTIC products are made in China in order to provide the best quality at the lowest price to you, the consumer. via
How do you pronounce RTIC?
The company will change its name to Rtic Outdoors — pronounced “arctic” — to incorporate products beyond its coolers and drinkware. via
Are RTIC coolers worth the money?
You've also probably looked at some other roto-molded coolers and wondered how they could possibly be so expensive. Overall, our RTIC cooler review is this: an RTIC is arguably the best cooler for the money, since you get the same premium build and performance, with a much more affordable price tag. via
What are RTIC cups made of?
Our Tumblers are stainless steel, double wall insulated and come in 20oz, 30oz, and 40oz sizes. Keeps your drinks ice cold longer - works great for hot beverages. via
Why is my RTIC tumbler sweating?
When you have cold water inside your Yeti and the vacuum seal is broken the outside stainless steel will become cold to touch. This cold stainless steel causes moisture in the air to condense into water droplets and that's what we call “sweating”. via
Are RTIC and Yeti made in the same factory?
YETI and RTIC Coolers are not made by the same company, nor are they made in the same factories. Yeti launched in 2006 by Ryan and Roy Seiders in Austin, Texas and then sold a majority ownership stake to Cortec Group in 2012. RTIC Coolers wasn't started until 2015 by John and Jim Jacobsen in Cypress, Texas. via
Who bought out YETI?
The avid outdoorsmen became frustrated with the quality of the coolers available and founded YETI in response. In June 2012, a two-thirds stake of the company was purchased by private equity firm Cortec Group for $67 million. via
Why do RTIC coolers have 2 drain plugs?
An oversized drain plug on one side of the cooler to allow faster and easier draining and a standard size drain plug on the other side with an integrated vacuum relief valve to allow easier opening of the cooler lid by reducing the pressure inside the cooler when the plug is pressed. via
Does RTIC support the NRA?
Competitors to YETI are wasting no time in capitalizing on the high-end outdoor company's battle with the National Rifle Association. Pelican, RTIC and ORCA have come out in support of gun rights and the Second Amendment in recent days, even as the NRA accused YETI of ending its ties with the group. via
Is YETI more durable than Hydro Flask?
The one edge that YETI may have over Hydro Flask is that in our tests the YETI bottles are more durable, slightly. When you drop them they dent less severely and are less susceptible to having their insulation compromised from a drop. via
Can you put lemon water in a Hydro Flask?
You could add pure lemon to the brim and it will not affect the flask. I have put any range of pH in there. It does not damage it. Just don't put it in the dishwasher and you are fine. via
Why are Hydro Flasks so trendy?
Hydro Flask's are so popular because of a mix of things – they were the first to market with an insulating water bottle, first to use powder coating to create fun vibrant colored bottles. They have great branding, continued to innovate in colors and sizes and they got picked up by kids as a “must have item”. via
Can you put soda in a Yeti?
The tumblers will keep your soda, beer, wine, smoothie, or mixed drinks ice cold. As for our bottles, they go wherever there's a need for ice-cold or piping-hot beverages. They're designed for easy loading, drinking, and cleaning. via
Can you put a Yeti in the microwave?
The short answer is no; microwaving a Yeti is not safe. Yeti drinkware, including mugs, tumblers, jugs, and bottles, is made from high-quality 18/8 stainless steel. Steel, like aluminum or any other conductive metal, does not mix well with radiation emitted by microwaves. via
Can I put my Yeti in the dishwasher?
The results were clear: washing a YETI in the dishwasher is perfectly safe. Every YETI Rambler is made with rugged 18/8 stainless steel. This allows them to withstand hot water with ease. So even the high temperatures inside a dishwasher won't damage your YETI drinkware or reduce their ability to insulate. via
What brand is better than Yeti?
My #1 Recommend: Pelican ProGear Elite
The Pelican ProGear Elite cooler is my #1 pick for the best cooler that is like Yeti but cheaper. It's one of the most affordable of all the Yeti alternatives and it outperforms the Yeti in terms of ice retention. via
Is Pelican better than Yeti?
In our Five Day Ice Challenge (video below) the Pelican ProGear Elite 45 Q cooler outperformed the Yeti Tundra 45. After five days the Pelican had significantly more ice remaining than the Yeti Tundra. The new Pelican IM Elite is up to 30% lighter than its predecessor making it comparable to the Yeti. via
Are RTIC bears proof?
Grizzly Coolers Hunting Cooler
Like RTIC and Yeti coolers, they are rotomolded and foam-injected and are fully bear proof. These coolers are heavy-duty and made to last but they are also quite heavy. via